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Guilford College
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  • 4 Year
  • GREENSBORO, NC

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade C
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

About

5800 W FRIENDLY AVENUE
GREENSBORO, NC 27410
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Old Dominion Athletic Conference
From Guilford College

Putting what you learn in the classroom to work in the real world is at the heart of a Guilford education. And taking time to get outside of the traditional, formal classroom offers you the opportunity to further develop skills that will prepare you for success beyond college. No matter what you choose to study, you will:

Gain a broader perspective about your community through service and studying abroad.

Integrate learning with real-world experience through internships, undergraduate research, and creative endeavors like theater and creative writing.

Learn how to use Guilford’s seven Core Values to promote positive change in the world.

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Guilford College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
78%
SAT Range
930-1170
ACT Range
17-24
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Considered but not required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$24,640 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$28,900 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 18 responses
70%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 33 responses
55%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 33 responses

Majors

The Guilford Edge

The Guilford Edge offers uncommon engagement in real-world learning every semester. You’ll gain practical, hands-on experience that prepares you to excel in living your dream. That’s the whole point of the Guilford Edge.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    77%
  • On Campus
    23%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,290 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
130
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
49%
Varsity Athletes
31%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 17 responses
  • Social Justice Warrior
    24%
  • A combination of hipster and hippie
    18%
  • Hippie
    18%
  • None. We're pretty simple lol
    12%
  • Hipster
    6%
  • Hipster or jock
    6%
  • Nerdy
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
82%
Poll
88%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 34 responses
Poll
38%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 42 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 24 responses
  • Guilford
    21%
  • life-changing in theory, soulcrushing in practice
    17%
  • Different
    13%
  • Extraordinary
    13%
  • Friend speaks my mind
    13%
  • Keep Guilford Weird
    8%
  • Difficult
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
49%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 18 responses

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